Climate Change

Since the 19th century the earth’s climate system has been changing due to human industrial activities based on fossil fuels and energy-intensive lifestyles. Consequently slow onset changes and extreme weather events becoming more intense and frequent already impact all of us around the world, but endangering more the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable who have contributed the least to global warming. ACT Alliance EU fights this injustice and undertakes targeted lobby and advocacy work to eliminate the causes of climate change, to provide adequate support for building resilient societies and to promote sustainable solutions for a better development eradicating poverty in the long term.

News Highlights

Marrakesh, a small step to make Paris reality

Only eleven months after the adoption of a new climate agreement for the post-2020 era in Paris, countries and their neg... Read More

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Turn climate dialogue into real action!

Under the Kyoto Protocol second commitment period, historical emitters are requested to report on their climate mitigati... Read More

Keeping global warming below 1.5C will benefit us all

Last year saw two major international decisions taken regarding the future of humanity, namely the Sustainable Developme... Read More

Back to negotiations, countries must not just bask in the Paris glory

Five months after the Paris Agreement was adopted, countries gathered in Bonn for another round of negotiations, which e... Read More

All attention must go to an ambitious Paris Agreement

As the dust begins to settle after the announcement of the Paris Agreement last year, governments this week begin this y... Read More

Paris Climate Agreement: a good but insufficient step forward

Twenty-three years after the adoption of the Rio Convention on Climate Change, the failure of the Copenhagen climate sum... Read More

Resources

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The Paris Climate Agreement Analysis

This new publication, written by ACT Alliance and its German member agency, Bread for the World, analyses the Paris Agre... Read More

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Leave no one behind in Paris

In a few days the 21st International Conference on Climate Change (COP21) will start in Paris aiming at reaching a post-... Read More

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EU 2030 Package

Please find below all documents produced in 2014 advocating for specific climate targets to be agreed in the EU 2030 pac... Read More